Majority of counties have slower wireless than FCC claims, study shows


The latest internet-speed study from the National Association of Counties presents additional evidence that the FCC's provider-supplied data is unreliable.

Though ransomware persists in government — often unreported — experts say things are looking up


As high-profile attacks like Atlanta's grab headlines, experts tell StateScoop that both the level of awareness and resources available to local governments are on the rise.

Annual cybersecurity review for state and local government approaches


Non-federal agencies still ride low on the maturity benchmark, but the increased political attention around cybersecurity could improve results in the coming survey period.

NASCIO brings in new government affairs head


After nearly three years, NASCIO has a new government affairs director. Yejin Cooke will lead the association's federal advocacy and partnerships.

Digital counties: Cybersecurity tops list of IT priorities


As counties aim to make digital services more readily available, cybersecurity takes some of the spotlight.